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Amauroderma sprucei (Pat.) Torrend

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Scientific name
Amauroderma sprucei
Author
(Pat.) Torrend
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Polyporales
Family
Ganodermataceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Ailton Matheus
Comments etc.
Tatiana Gibertoni, Ailton Matheus

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Amauroderma sprucei is characterised by the dark pileus, whitish, homogeneous context and globose, distinctly ornamented basidiospores (8–10 μm) (Gomes-Silva et al. 2015).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species is known in 13 countries, with 3/4 of the occurrences in Brazil.


Population and Trends

It has about 123 occurrences in 13 countries, according to GBIF.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

Neotropical species. In Brazil, the species is recorded in three biomes: Amazon, Atlantic Forest and Cerrado.

Subtropical/Tropical Dry ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

The species have several occurrences in Brazil, being found in three Brazilian biomes. However, it is found in the Atlantic Forest, a hotspot, in the Amazon (currently being deforested at the highest rates in recent decades) and in the Cerrado (also a hotspot).

Housing & urban areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingSmall-holder plantationsAgro-industry plantationsRoads & railroadsUnintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target)Unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Increase in fire frequency/intensityHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

There are records in non protected areas.

Resource & habitat protectionHabitat & natural process restoration

Research needed

Other countries should be better surveyed for a better understanding of distribution of the species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trends

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted